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Lutheran World Federation -- Employment Opportunity

By Vision Reporter

Added 6th December 2001 03:00 AM

LWF, an international humanitarian organization, is to commence an Emergency/ Humanitarian Project to assist the displaced persons in Katakwi District.

LWF, an international humanitarian organization, is to commence an Emergency/ Humanitarian Project to assist the displaced persons in Katakwi District.

LWF, an international humanitarian organization, is to commence an Emergency/ Humanitarian Project to assist the displaced persons in Katakwi District. To carry out its responsibilities, LWF invites applications from suitably qualified persons to fill three positions of PROJECT CO-ORDINATOR, ACCOUNTANT and ADMINISTRATOR. The successful applicants will be full time based in Katakwi. PROJECT CO-ORDINATOR Duties and Responsibilities Reporting to the Representative, the Project Co-ordinator will be responsible for: u Overall management, planning, implementation, monitoring, administration, financial management and budgeting, and reporting of project work/activities; u Promote good relations with the district, other NGOs with related activities, churches, local leaders and the local population; u Performing other related duties as assigned. Qualifications and Experience: Masters degree in a related technical area preferred with not less than five years of experience in humanitarian /emergency work, cultural sensitivity and adaptability. Professional skills Strong organizational and communication skills. Ability to work with different partners, including government, communities, local and international NGOs; Ability to work in difficult circumstances with minimum supervision; knowledge of various computer software programs an advantage; PROJECT ACCOUNTANT Duties and Responsibilities: Reporting to the Project Co-ordinator, the Accountant will: u Ensure that all financial transactions are in accordance with existing financial provisions of the project and within the project budget, and advise the Project Co-ordinator and the project staff on matters pertaining to finances and financial management. u Prepare and maintain proper payment vouchers with all supporting documents for identification and maintain a daily ledger book in which all financial transactions are recorded and properly balanced; u Prepare and submit monthly accounts to the head office u Any other duties as assigned by the Project Co-ordinator. Personnel Specification A minimum of a University Degree in Business Administration, Commerce, Accounting, or similar academic qualifications from professional Institutions as CPA, ACCA, CIMA etc. Proven working experience in Accounting or financial management preferably in a non-governmental organisation of not less than three years is essential. ADMINISTRATOR Duties and Responsibilities: Reporting to the Project Co-ordinator, the Administrator will be responsible for: u Manage day-to-day administrative operations and co-ordinate with the Project Co-ordinator on all personnel and administrative matters; u Provide support and guidance to various administrative functions and ensure proper implementation of staff appraisal, training and development; u Receive project inputs and assist in identifying beneficiary families; u Carry out any other duties as may be assigned by the Project Co-ordinator Qualification and experience: A minimum of a University Degree in Social Administration with not less than five years experience in a similar position, preferably with an NGO. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Computer literacy will be an added advantage. Closing date: Applications accompanied by copies of relevant testimonials, CV and names, e-mail addresses or fax numbers of three referees should be addressed to: The Representative, Lutheran World Federation P. O. Box 5827 Kampala. Phone: 267297/267872 Fax : 267872/268094 Email: lwfug@infocom.co.ug Lwf.kampala@wfp.org Applications can be hand-delivered, faxed or emailed not later than 10th December, 2001.

Lutheran World Federation -- Employment Opportunity

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